Interview with Alice Mackie

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Identifier

1987 OH 035

Date

2/24/1987

Description

The following is an unrehearsed taped interview with Alice Ford Mackie, Alumna of Eastern Kentucky University. This interview was taped in conjunction with the Alumni Project.

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Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.

Title

Interview with Alice Mackie

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Interviewer

Ellis, William E.

Interviewee

Mackie, Alice

Location

Versailles, KY

Duration

:49:36

Time Summary

00:00 - 01:20 Introduction.
01:20 - 02:00 Alice Ford Mackie, Alumna of EKU, was born August 17, 1987 in Woodford County.
02:00 - 03:00 Discussed educational background. Started Eastern 1930.
03:00 - 04:30 Talked about reasons for deciding to go to Eastern. Alfred Portwood, freshman football coach encouraged Mrs. Mackie to attend Eastern.
04:30 - 06:00 Taught first school in 1935.
06:00 - 07:50 Discussed her interests in Church and music. She was choir director 17 years.
07:50 - 08:50 Discussed family.
08:50 - 11:00 Talked about first impressions of Eastern.
11:00 - 14:50 Talks about son's educational background, also farming and raising sheep.
14:50 - 19:00 Discusses teachers she had while attending Eastern.
19:00 - 23:00 Discussed Dr. Van Pearson.
23:00 - 26:00 Remembers students she attended Eastern with.
26:00 - 30:00 Talks about Mrs. Roberts, Dean of Women.
30:00 - 33:00 Talks about food at Eastern.
33:00 - 35:00 Discussed paying way through school.
35:00 - 36:00 Discussed Depression years.
36:00 - 40:00 Talked about experiences at Eastern.
40:00 - 43:00 Discussed YWCA which she was a member.
43:00 - 45:00 Discussed entertainment on Campus.
45:00 - 49:00 Mentions Garvis Kincaid, also Martha Lane Collins.

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Citation

“Interview with Alice Mackie,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2018, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/95.

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